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hoary

adjective uk   /ˈhɔː.ri/ us    /ˈhɔːr.i/
old-fashioned very old and familiar and therefore not interesting or funny: He told a few hoary old jokes and nobody laughed. literary (of a person) very old and with white or grey hair
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